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Hiway Tabernacle Church of God – Monthly singing will be Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served after singing. Everyone is welcome. Hwy 75 south one mile on left. Rev. & Mrs. Melvin Lowe, pastors 903-322-2608. On March 19 the Shiloh Community Association will hold it’s regular monthly musical get together featuring Dusty, Trish and friends […]

Tales from WannaBea Farm



Patience?…Not! I sat on the pier, watching as the man screamed at his wife, wishing that I could do something and glad that my husband was not there to see or hear this. The man continued to yell at her, wanting her to back the truck and trailer down the ramp so that he could run the boat up on […]

Animal Talk



Spring time the Rye grass is beginning to grow and the insects are ready to hatch. The weather is critical to plant growth and insect survival. If you have not seen any flies or mosquitoes yet, consider yourself lucky. They are just waiting to hatch and in many areas have already begun hatching. Parasites live off of another living animal […]

BOB BOWMAN’S EAST TEXAS

Old Bevilport

History laid a heavy hand on Bevilport. But you won’t find it on many road maps or marked by highway signs. The old townsite–once a steamboat port on the Angelina River–was named for John Bevil, a Virginian who came to Texas in the l820s. He is given credit for founding the community, as well as Bevil’s Settlement, the forerunner of […]

The Prime Timers Book Club of Buffalo goes to Fairfield



The Prime Timers Book Club of Buffalo made a trip recently to Fairfield. The twelve members and two guests toured the Moody- Bradley House with Patricia Tate as their guide. After the tour the ladies were served a delicious luncheon in the main hall by the Fairfield History Club. The group then went on to the Freestone County Museum where […]

Urgent Care Clinic now open for business



Urgent Care Clinic located in Buffalo is now open. The clinic will be open seven days a week 10am-9pm. No appointments will be needed. Walk-ins welcome. We will handle minor emergencies for our community, staying open to be of service to everyone meeting their needs regardless of the time of day. The minor emergencies we can handle include asthma exacerbation, […]

Republican Women hosting luncheon



The Republican Women of Leon County meeting is set for 1 p.m. this Thursday, March 10. Due to the icy weather last month, the meeting and luncheon was cancelled, but the ladies are not giving up! They have planned an even better luncheon of homemade soup with all the trimmings, followed by some mouth-watering desserts. All of this will take […]

Robert Lee (Bill) Marberry



Robert Lee (Bill) Marberry, 79, of Fairfield, passed away Thursday, March 3, 2011 in Fairfield. Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, March 6, 2011 at Capps Memorial Chapel with Bro. Don Suits, II officiating. Interment followed at Lake Chapel Cemetery. Visitation was on Saturday, March 5th from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Bill was born June […]

Colt Justus McLeroy



Private graveside services for Colt Justus McLeroy, infant son of Tony & Stephanie (Price) McLeroy, were held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, 2011 in the Centerville Cemetery. Tuffy Loftin, pastor of the Leon County Cowboy Church in Centerville, officiated the service. Colt Justus McLeroy was born and died on February 26, 2011 in Tyler, Texas. He is preceded in […]

Nell (Tubb) Wood



Funeral services for Nell (Tubb) Wood, age 93, of Centerville were held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 4, 2011 at the Walters Funeral Home in Centerville, Texas. Rev. Joy Richards, pastor of the First United Methodist Church in Centerville, officiated and interment followed in the New Salem Cemetery east of Centerville. Nell (Tubb) Wood was born on March 20, 1917 […]